NAIS Webinar Series: 2023-2024 DASL Data Entry

NAIS Data and Analysis for School Leadership (DASL) is the must-have tool for driving strategic conversations at your school, and adding accurate data will help you better understand your school and serve you for years to come. At NAIS, we understand how much time and attention it takes to enter your school’s data into DASL each year. We appreciate that you take the time, because your data also contributes to the national picture of independent schools. 

2023-2024 DASL data entry opened June 14, 2023. The deadline for entering DASL Foundation data was October 13, 2023, and the deadline for entering Financial Operations data is November 17, 2023. 

2023-24 DASL Data Entry Webinars

NAIS offered a series of webinars to help schools with 2023-2024 data entry. Watch recordings of the completed sessions below.

Watch Recordings

DASL Data Entry: Financial Operations with NAIS and NBOA (October 16, 2023)

NBOA and NAIS data experts will help you feel more comfortable with the DASL layout and the process of entering your Financial Operations data. 

DASL Data Entry: Getting to 100%: Tips for Data Accuracy and Completion (September 27, 2023)

DASL data entry closes on October 13. Learn how to catch potential errors as you enter your school’s information them into DASL. Get to know the new features in DASL that point you to missing data and flag unusual numbers in your school’s responses. You’ll confidently walk away knowing that you will reach 100 percent more easily.

  • Presenter: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS

DASL Data Entry Series: FAQs About Data Entry with NAIS, NBOA, and CASE (August 16, 2023)

Do you have questions about this year’s data entry? In this webinar, NAIS, NBOA, and CASE data experts provide answers to the most frequently asked DASL questions.

  • Presenters: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS; Elizabeth Dabney, NBOA; and Deborah Trumble, CASE

DASL Data Entry Series: What You Need to Know for This Year's Season (June 15, 2023)

New to DASL data entry? Want a refresher about how it works and what you need to know? Interested in the timeline for the 2023–2024 school year? This webinar includes an introduction to DASL and the suggested sequence for the upcoming data entry season.
  • Presenter: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS 

DASL Advancement Data Webinar Series: Measuring Impact of Fundraising Efforts (June 6, 2023)

In the third and final part of this webinar series, explore a new subcategory in the DASL Advancement category: Advancement Activity. This deep dive will help you measure the impact of fundraising efforts and activity for the year. We’ll review the types of gifts and pledges that are included in new funds committed, how to identify those gifts in your system, and how it is different than counting funds received. 

DASL Advancement Data Webinar Series: Constituent Giving—Hard and Soft Credits (May 11, 2023)

In the second of this three-part webinar series, join us to review constituent giving questions in the DASL Advancement category. Using specific examples, we’ll cover how to use both hard and soft credit recognition to capture the full picture of constituent giving. 

DASL Advancement Data Webinar Series: Overview of Advancement Data (April 20, 2023)

In the first of this three-part webinar series, get ready for the 2023–2024 DASL data entry collection with an overview of the data in the Advancement category. Get to know key terminology and definitions based on the CASE Global Reporting Standards. In this webinar, we’ll also review new core questions about new funds committed, which measure the impact of fundraising efforts. 

  • Presenters: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS; Deborah Trumble, CASE


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